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I wanted to answer your question in main but I ended up searching in lots of the "mumble jumble" in order to find out what exactly is the question you are asking. (The current version that with lots of community efforts is getting better.) When asking such questions, one should never assume that the readers know your book. Thinking that "All ...


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3 of the 5 close votes came from people with tag badges in topology-type fields, so I think the "Needs details or clarity" reason is not because the terms are not standard. In any case, you should always edit new information into the post body, not merely post a comment. This way, no one else will think the same thing as the first person did. ...


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First of all, thank you very much for attempting to educate your student about the guidelines and how to ask a question here. I sincerely hope we can help you and them grow as contributors. On question gaps and OP Roughly, when a question is asked by an OP (OP = Original poster, the asker of the question), there is a certain "gap" between the ...


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If this is the case here as well (as I strongly suspect), why my edit was rejected? Or am I missing something? Unclear. Both meta comments should be partially removed, though you should be careful about removing information that gives context. The second comment definitely should go. In the first, you could think about not removing the fact the question ...


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